Friday, March 18, 2011

Florida father will go to jail for daughter's unintentional shooting

A father in Jacksonville, Florida will go to jail for 90 days after pleading guilty to culpable negligence for his 6-year-old daughter's unintentional shooting two months ago. 32-year-old Donnell Burney was cleaning a .380-caliber handgun. He left the gun unattended when his daughter, Donesha, picked up the gun and shot herself in the chest. Donesha is expected to make a full recovery.
Burney is also sentenced to five years probation and is barred from owning firearms.
Ohh shoot.


Anonymous said...

In other news, 40 million US gun owners harmed no one.

Mia Jexen said...

Parental supervision should not be applied only to this matter. I mean, even the simplest of household items can lead to mishaps if they're left unattended. Let's just wish Donesha good health and hope that things will work out for Burney.

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